Dr. Sama Banya - Puawui

SLPP – what prospects for a settlement?

Dr. Sama Banya – Puawui The Sierra Leone Telegraph: 27 June 2014 It has been a sad week of nightmares for the general membership of the opposition Sierra Leone Peoples’ Party (SLPP). There was already trouble in the party, emanating particularly from the fallout of the Delegates’ Conference in Bo [Read More]

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Opposition SLPP’s debacle – where do we go from here?

Dr. Sama Banya – Puawui The Sierra Leone Telegraph: 24 June 2014 Since that awful event of last Wednesday evening, when the leadership of the current executive committee were at each other’s throat on the radio airwaves, followed by the allegedly unhelpful contribution of the Parliamentary minority leader, people generally [Read More]

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“What has gone wrong with your SLPP Doc?”

Dr. Sama Banya – Puawui The Sierra Leone Telegraph: 21 June 2014 Following the disgustingly shameful and embarrassing display on public radio by the leadership of the opposition Sierra Leone Peoples party, in which accusations and invectives were thrown at each other, a friend of mine who is a non-political [Read More]

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The truth behind the sale of Sierra Leone embassy in London

Dr. Sama Banya – Puawui The Sierra Leone Telegraph: 21 June 2014 Some twenty years or more ago, while I was minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in the government of late former President Alhajie Dr. Ahmad Tejan-Kabbah, I was summoned to Parliament to answer questions on the sale [Read More]

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The ministry and Ebola-panic and despair?

Dr. Sama Banya – Puawui The Sierra Leone Telegraph: 15 June 2014 I have attended only one government briefing session, since the whole Ebola story hit the headlines, beginning with the Guinea outbreak. The session was for private practitioners, meaning non-governmental ministry of health institutions and personnel. I had underrated [Read More]

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Kenema’s ugly showpiece

Dr. Sama Banya – Puawui The Sierra Leone Telegraph: 12 June 2014 I am seated in Fokai Demby’s delightful Kamboi Complex, along Kenema’s co-busiest thoroughfare as I watch motorists, bike riders and pedestrians struggling to avoid the bad patch at the Capitol-Reservation roundabout. The visitor driving into Kenema city over [Read More]